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Which of the following are APs? If they form an A.P. find the common difference d and write three more terms 2, 4, 8, 16 … - Mathematics

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Which of the following are APs? If they form an A.P. find the common difference d and write three more terms 2, 4, 8, 16 … 

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Solution

2, 4, 8, 16 …

Here,

a2 - a1 = 4 - 2 = 2

a3 - a2 = 8 - 4 = 4

a4 - a3 = 16 - 8 = 8

⇒ ak+1 - ak is not the same every time.

Therefore, the given numbers are forming an A.P.

Concept: Arithmetic Progression
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NCERT Class 10 Maths
Chapter 5 Arithmetic Progressions
Exercise 5.1 | Q 4.01 | Page 99
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